A selection of mysteries, some light-hearted, some romantic, some very deadly! Twelve tantalizing cases! the curious disappearance of Lord Listerdale;. Editorial Reviews. Review. “They are, without exception, the work of an experienced and artful The Listerdale Mystery (Agatha Christie Collection) Kindle Edition. by. A classic Agatha Christie short story from the collection The Golden Ball and Other Mr St Vincent’s death, his family are plunged into povert.

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Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Other Stories

You are commenting using your WordPress. There is also James Bond featuring in one of the stories, even though he has not to do anything with the other flamboyant Bond. Books by Agatha Christie. I’m sure This is a collection of 12 short stories, each with its own charm and a twist.

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You are commenting using your Twitter mystry. Views Read Edit View history. James relates the whole story to Lord Campion, but what James doesn’t tell is that the badge that “Merrilees” showed him was a badge for a cycling club that, by coincidence, James also belongs to.

Akibat kecurigaannya, terjadilah titik titik. She invites Evans home for tea with her and her husband.

There is only one actual whodunit so this is not typical Christie fare but she does keep us guessing as to what is going to happen in the more serious stories and as for the others, we just go with the flow. The title does not befit the book. The themes of continual marriage that populate most of the short stories with the overdramatized sense of adventure create a stereotype, one that the author masterfully perpetuates and seems to be using with intention.


Gerald has told George that Alix is going to London the next day and he doesn’t know when she’ll be returning although she knows nothing about this ; and the cost of the cottage was two thousand pounds. George realises that Elizabeth is actually Lord Roland’s sister.

Madame Paula Nazorkoff, the famous but temperamental operatic sopranois in London for a short series of appearances. Barbara enjoyed a trip to Egypt the previous winter with — and paid for by — her richer cousin. Quite romantic as well, in some cases!

Anthony, trying to provoke a reaction, but the lady remains composed. Goodreads helps you keep track of listeradle you want to read. I shall certainly reread it and I advice it to anyone who likes short and, in some cases, silly stories.

The Listerdale Mystery And Eleven Other Stories

Jun 10, Muchson Fatoni rated it liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The hotel maintains Christie’s room as a memorial to the author. This is an entertaining collection of short stories – none of which feature Christie’s famous detectives.

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The Listerdale Mystery And Eleven Other Stories by Agatha Christie

A cozy mystery fan and recent addict to Agatha Christie, thanks to discovering Miss Marple audiobooks at my library, I picked up The Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Other Short Stories for a ten hour trip with the boyfriend to Tennessee. She confesses however that Miss Crabtree could have opened the door to anyone and she wouldn’t have heard from the kitchen — especially as Miss Crabtree’s room faced the street and she would have seen anyone approaching the house.

Overall, this compilation of stories is one not to be missed, particularly as they deliberate the nature of crimes and the factors behind them. James is arrested and claims that the emerald is at his lodging. It goes back over ten years and involves the sale of a Spanish shawl from the impoverished family of a man called Don Fernando to Anna Rosenborg. Gerald tries to get her to join him in the cellar, but she plays for time, telling Gerald that she is in fact an unsuspected murderess who killed two previous husbands by poisoning them with hyoscinewhich induces the symptoms of heart failure.


Customers who viewed this item also viewed. He goes out of his rooms and the porter tells him that he helped the two men with the packing of his goods. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Peeping through the windows they are approached by a butler who does not seem surprised by the pseudonym Mary uses and asks them into the house. This book of short stories is old-fashioned in the best sense of the word: It is sent up regularly from his Lordship’s country seat of King’s Cheviot — an old custom.

Customers who bought this item also bought. All 12 stories were very interesting, but my favorite ones were certainly Philomel Cottage, Accident such an awesome twist and the Swan Song which actually reduced me to tears in the end. Edward is shocked by the suggestion and demands that she hand them over which she reluctantly does.

While in his hopeless search of a beach hut on a busy day at the beach, Bond dares enter one to change.